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  1. New open access paper: Morphological and molecular analysis of Australian earwigs (Dermaptera) points to unique species and regional endemism in the Anisolabididae family

    Words and images: Oliver Stuart Link to open access paper Earwigs (Dermaptera) are a challenging group of insects to study. In Australia, earwigs are variously known …


  2. The insect apocalypse

    A recent review paper in Biological Conservation by Francisco Sánchez-Bayoa and Kris Wyckhuys has sparked considerable media attention on the plight of insects and the need …


  3. Sterile mosquito release leads to 80% population knock-down in Singapore

    The National Environment Agency of Singapore released Wolbachia infected male mosquitoes last April in order to suppress the local population. The field study has been a …


  4. Hot enough?

    With temperature records being smashed around Australia people are paying ever more attention to climate change. As Adelaide has set a new record maximum temperature ABC’s …


  5. An adventure in Alice at the AES conference 2018

    Header photo: Marianne Coquilleau, Samantha Ward, Xuan Cheng, Josh Douglas, Tom Schmidt and Oliver Stuart  Words: Oliver Stuart and Samantha Ward Introduction This past September was …


  6. A long way to go for a small species

    Words: Daronja Trense Images: Daronja Trense & Klaus Fischer One of the projects of my PhD is to investigate the genetic connectivity of the Copper butterfly …


  7. How to Tackle the Climatic Threats to Australia’s Eco-System | Ary interviewed on 102.7 3RRR

    Please follow this link to Ary’s recent interview on Three Triple R FM


  8. Living a life of luxury in the laboratory

    Words and images: Perran Ross Mosquitoes in the wild live it rough. Adult females risk being swatted as they search for a blood meal and their …


  9. NEW PUBLICATION | Impacts of recent climate change on terrestrial flora and fauna: Some emerging Australian examples

    Words: Nick Bell Header image: Johan Larson, Department of Tropical Biology, James Cook University Together with a team of experts from across Australia, PEARG has recently …


  10. Collecting Rhynchosciara: an important fly in the history of genetics

    Words and images: Ann Stocker Rhynchosciara species are endemic to South and Central America. The larvae are readily observed because they are a centimeter or more …


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